Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1991
Ties: 1940, 1946, 1994
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907, 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1909, 1972
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1961, 2005
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1909, 1936, 1939, 1962, 1963
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1935
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1904, 1907, 1920
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1935
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1902, 1935, 2003
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1900
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1938, 1968
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1925, 1944, 1970
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1898, 1922, 1944, 1966
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1966
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1901, 1921, 1925, 1934, 1944, 1978, 1979
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1937, 1979
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1906
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1930, 1970
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1944, 1969, 1970
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1908
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/